8x10 & Outer Space

Well here we are at an important point in modern history.  It was on this date October 4th in the Year of Our Lord 1957 that the then Soviet Union launched the first successful man-made satellite into orbit around our big beautiful planet.  Here is a link to where you can hear the satellite:

On this date in 2010, I successfully processed my very first sheets of 8x10 black & white film, Ilford FP4+.  Wow! this size of negative is such a joy to work with and view.
Can't wait to get contact prints made.

 Ilford FP4 film exposed with a 305mm lens at 1/4 sec - f/45.


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